San Jose, CA – Motorcyclist Injured in Highway Crash
San Jose, CA (December 08, 2012) – A traffic collision on a Highway 101 transition ramp resulted in the injury of a motorcycle rider on Saturday evening around 5:16 according to preliminary reports from the California Highway Patrol.
The three-car collision was between a Honda scooter, a grey Chevrolet sedan, and a white Chevrolet Volta. The three vehicles collided for a reason that has yet to be determined while they were traveling north on Highway 87 towards Highway 101 on a connector ramp. Fire Department Officials and paramedics both arrived quickly on the scene and administered medical attention to the motorcyclists who was suffering from road rash. The victim was then medically transported to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment. There have been no documented reports of any injuries to anyone in the passenger vehicles.
The name and updated condition of the motorcyclist have not yet been released. The investigation into this accident is still ongoing.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
With more than 800,000 registered riders, California has more motorcycle-riding inhabitants than any other state in our nation. It logically follows that, with the most registered riders, California also has the highest number of motorcycle-involved automobile accidents as well. The allure of owning and riding a motorcycle in California is no mystery. California also the most roads listed on the Top 100 Roads for Motorcyclists. Accident numbers involving motorcyclists have been steadily on the rise over the past several years. In 2013, California saw injuries to approximately 11,780 motorcycle riders and over 480 deaths. Los Angeles County led the state in motorcycle injuries making it the most dangerous county in the United States for riding a motorcycle.
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